Posts Tagged education

The Next Leap

I was at a very interesting presentation this week (probably last week by the time you read this) at the Irish Institute for European Affairs (IIEA).  They were launching Johnny Ryan‘s paper The Next Leap.  It describes what we should be doing to bring Ireland into the next stage of its economic development.  It would […]

Class Sizes Poll

(part of the one at Labour.ie) <a href =”http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/1036793/” >Class sizes should be going down not up, do you agree?</a> <br/> <span style=”font-size:9px;” mce_style=”font-size:9px;”> (<a href =”http://www.polldaddy.com”> polls</a>)</span>

€69.7m Flutter on the Dogs, but No Money for Schoolbooks

While there was no money left to fund school books for disadvantaged children and school libraries are now to receive no funding at all, Fianna Fáil somehow managed to scrape together €69.7m (that’s €69.7 million) to pay for the Horse and Greyhound Racing Fund.  That money is used to pay for Horse Racing Ireland and […]